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For a train from Birmingham to Cardiff, you can find advance tickets for as low as £13.10, with fares typically averaging around £62.36. To secure the most affordable train ticket, it is recommended to book in advance and avoid peak times. For a wider selection of cheap train tickets, please check our train ticket calendar.

Birmingham to Cardiff Live Train Timetable

View rails from Birmingham to Cardiff today (18th Apr 2024) with train times, live train status, departure/arrival stations, duration, train operators, and other journey details. To obtain further information about trains today or on any other day, please refer to the timetable below.

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09:30

Birmingham New Street

11:25

Cardiff Central

On time1h 55mCrossCountry
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09:42

Birmingham New Street

11:36

Cardiff Central

On time1h 54mCrossCountry
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10:12

Birmingham New Street

12:11

Cardiff Central

On time1h 59mCrossCountry
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10:30

Birmingham New Street

12:25

Cardiff Central

On time1h 55mCrossCountry
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10:42

Birmingham New Street

12:38

Cardiff Central

On time1h 56mCrossCountry
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11:12

Birmingham New Street

13:17

Cardiff Central

On time2h 5mCrossCountry
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11:30

Birmingham New Street

13:24

Cardiff Central

On time1h 54mCrossCountry
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12:12

Birmingham New Street

14:06

Cardiff Central

On time1h 54mCrossCountry
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12:30

Birmingham New Street

14:24

Cardiff Central

On time1h 54mCrossCountry
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12:42

Birmingham New Street

14:37

Cardiff Central

On time1h 55mCrossCountry
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Birmingham to Cardiff Train Journey Information

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First train
05:00
Last train
22:12
Departure station
Birmingham
Arrival station
Cardiff
Distance
88 miles
Journey time
From 1h 54m
Price
From £16.19
Train operators
CrossCountry, Great Western Railway, Transport for Wales

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Train travel from Birmingham to Cardiff offers convenient and efficient commuting or exploration, ensuring passengers enjoy timely arrivals. For a flawless travel experience, please consult our Train Journey Planner.

Plan Your Train Journey

Travelling by train from Birmingham to Cardiff takes approximately 1h 54m. From Birmingham to Cardiff there are an average of 37 trains per day. The first train departs at 05:00, and the last train leaves at 22:12. For more detailed information, please consult our Train Journey Planner and Timetable.

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Train tickets from Birmingham to Cardiff are available with Split Ticket and Advance tickets. The average fare is around £62.36, while the cheapest fare is £13.10. Besides, you can book cheap tickets on off-peak time, which usually begin at 09:30.(Intercity Off-Peak times: Monday to Friday from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00) . Accurate ticket prices vary depending on the time of day, route, and class selected.

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